USA Today published an op-ed by Wayne Perry, the President of the Boy Scouts of America, in which he urges the 1,400 voting members gathering in Dallas to vote to allow gay youth to be a part of Scouting.
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Spirit Day Ambassadors Zach Wahls and Jennifer Tyrrell have both spoken out in support of Ryan Andreson, whose application for Eagle Scout was rejected by the Boy Scouts of America simply because he’s gay.
Today, Ohio mom Jennifer Tyrrell, who was kicked out of her son's Boy Scout troop for being gay in April of this year, called on Americans to support those Boy Scout troops who have stated that they welcome all Scouts and families, despite the discriminatory stance of the Boy Scouts of America.
GLAAD is helping students, faculty and staff at schools and colleges around the country go purple on Spirit Day!
Ohio River Valley Council
Boy Scouts of America
Attn: Paul Tucker, President
The Gay-Straight Alliance Network has a ton of resources to help students create new GSA clubs and take existing clubs to the next level just in time for Spirit Day on October 19.
On Oct. 11, Casa 0101 Theater, in collaboration with the Latino Equality Alliance, will present the 2nd annual Brown & Out Theater Festival featuring 10 LGBTQ-themed plays about Latino/a youth.
CeCe Support Committee hosts art sale to raise funds for CeCe McDonald to show support while she serves her sentence in prison after being the victim of a transphobic attack.
Hetrick-Martin Institute's 2012 Emery Awards will honor Time Warner Inc., "Bully," and out Oscar-winner Dustin Lance Black.
A Sonoma County teen has been arrested on suspicion of committing a hate crime in an attack on a gay man in a schoolyard.
New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez vetoed a bill that would have helped same-sex domestic partners of military personnel obtain professional licenses in New Mexico. She later signed an identical bill that only protected heterosexual military couples, Salon reports.
The state attorney general has filed a lawsuit in Benton County Superior Court against a Richland florist who refused to provide flowers for the wedding of longtime gay customers, citing her religious opposition to same-sex marriage.
The final rules on Essential Health Benefits standards could end a long history of discrimination against transgender health coverage, as many states are already extending protections to ensure transgender people can access the benefits they deserve.
In a state where attempts to expand gay rights have hit a wall of conservative Republicans, a Senate committee on Tuesday approved a bill to provide a new legal protection for sexually active gay teens.
California lawmakers are considering making the Boy Scouts of America and other youth groups that do not accept gay, transgender or atheist members and leaders ineligible for some state tax exemptions.
Gays and lesbians in France may soon be able to marry and become parents. The marriage equality bill currently before lawmakers would grant French same-sex couples the right to wed and jointly adopt children.
Camp Lightbulb is a summer camp for LGBT youth which launched for one week in the summer of 2012 and reopens this su